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Contact: Chelsey B. Coombs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Caption: A team of biologists, headed by Jeremy Tiemann of the Illinois Natural History Survey, transported two endangered freshwater mussel species, the northern riffleshell (Epioblasma rangiana) and clubshell (Pleurobema clava, pictured), from Pennsylvania to Illinois.

Credit: Image courtesy Jeremy Tiemann

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